SOYUZMEDTEKHNIKA — All-union association on sale, installation and repair of medical equipment at M3 of the USSR.
Page it is created in 1964 for the organization of providing healthcare institutions and the population by the medical equipment and maintenance of this equipment. Before its creation supply of healthcare institutions and the population with the medical equipment was made by the Soyuzmedinstru-menttorg office of the Head pharmaceutical department of M3 of the USSR which had rather small network of specialized shops, workshops on repair of the medical equipment and warehouses.
The page defines the need for products medical equipment (see) and spare parts to them, dental materials and precious metals for prosthetic dentistry, hearing aids and-point optics; carries out the order for production of the medical equipment in the Ministry medical industry (see), others industrial mines Vakh and departments, and also make out instructions for import of products of Min-vu of foreign trade of the USSR, receive funds on the medical equipment produced in the country and imported from abroad distribute them between min. - you health care of federal republics, etc. mines - you and departments — consumers of the medical equipment. The page controls activity of republican managements «Medical equipment»; coordinates actions for development acting and the organizations of the new enterprises for repair, installation and maintenance of the medical equipment; will organize preparation and the edition of technical documentation and normative materials for the Medical equipment system; develops original positions and rules concerning installation, repair and maintenance of the medical equipment, and also situation and the instruction on the organization of trade in the medical equipment and-point optics; studies, generalizes and extends the best practices of managements, enterprises and the Medtekhnika organizations for implementation of installation, servicing and repair of the medical equipment, and also trade in this equipment and-point optics. The page carries out professional development (will organize courses) technical officers and the working enterprises for repair of the medical equipment; will organize collecting and delivery in the State fund of the USSR of the waste containing precious metals (from processing of a x-ray film and the written-off medical equipment); carries out collecting data on constructive and service performance of the medical equipment and prepares offers on modernization or removal from production of outdated products. The village considers and draws the conclusions of mines - to you and the departments of the USSR producing the medical equipment concerning establishment of wholesale prices for it and retail prices for-point optics; exercises control of use of the medical equipment in healthcare institutions of the country.
S.'s activity and the subordinated organizations of the allied and republican Medical equipment system is carried out on the basis of cost accounting.
Directly S. the following organizations submit: The all-Union office «Soyuztorgmedtekhnika», edges collects requests mines - in health care of federal republics and other departments on the medical equipment, analyzes them, submits the summary request to S., distributes funds and controls their implementation through trade and sales network of the allied and republican Medical equipment system; the specialized department «Soyuzmedmontazhnaladka» which is carrying out installation and adjustment of the particularly complex, including import, medical equipment (automatic biochemical analyzers, complexes for X-ray diagnostic testings. complex radio-electronic systems, devices for a spectral analysis and other medical equipment), and also repair and adjustment of domestic and import endoscopes with a fiber optics.
The page performs methodical management of activity of the allied and republican Medical equipment system. Through managements «Medical equipment» of mines - in health care of federal republics collecting requests of healthcare institutions for the medical equipment and its wholesale will be organized (through Medtekhnika shops); assembly of points and sale to their population (through Optika shops); installation, repair, maintenance of the medical equipment by forces of the repair shops; control of use of the medical equipment in healthcare institutions and rendering to them the help in development of its new types; studying and definition of perspective need for engineering technical, economic and trade shots; acquisition about constructive and service performance of products, and also collecting the waste, nodes and details containing precious metals.
The allied and republican Medical equipment system consists of Soyuzmedtekhnika All-union association, republican head departments (managements) «Medical equipment» (in the Estonian SSR Republican production association «Estmed-tekhnika»). In federal republics with regional division there are regional managements «Medical equipment». In RSFSR regional and regional managements «Medical equipment» are a part of regional, regional public health departments, management «Medical equipment» in autonomous republics — in structure of mines - in health care of the republics. In the Ukrainian, Kazakh and Uzbek SSR regional managements are subordinated to directly republican head departments «Medical equipment».
The enterprises for repair of the medical equipment, Medtekhnika and Optika shops are under supervision at regional and regional managements, under autonomous republics and under the federal republics which do not have regional division — under subordination at republican managements «Medical equipment».
Page — one of links of national health care providing successful functioning and development of its material and technical resources. From 1964 for 1983 volumes of a goods turnover and works on installation, repair and maintenance of the medical equipment considerably increased, the structure of personnel considerably changed. By the beginning of 1983 in the country 150 repair shops functioned, more than 2000 points of maintenance were created, there were more than 400 mobile workshops on repair of the medical equipment and metrological laboratories; the retail chain stores contained apprx. 500 specialized shops «Medtekhnika», more than 1500 Optika shops and more than 1300 optical departments in drugstores.
I. P. Smirnov.